Greek-American Lamb Gyros

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Nutrition per serving    (USDA % daily values)
CAL
611
FAT
109%
CHOL
51%
SOD
125%

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Ingredients for 4 servings

For the meat:

1 pound ground lamb (or ground 85% lean ground beef—see note)

2 teaspoons kosher salt (or 1 teaspoon table salt)

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons picked fresh oregano leaves (or 1/2 teaspoon dried)

1/2 onion, cut into 1-inch chunks

1 clove garlic, sliced

3 ounces slab bacon (or about 5 slices sliced bacon), cut into 1-inch pieces

For the yogurt sauce:

3/4 cup plain, unsweetened yogurt

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1 clove garlic, minced on microplane

2 teaspoons juice from 1 lemon

2 tablespoons chopped parsley or mint

To serve:

4 pieces soft, hand-pulled-style pita (not pocket pita)

Chopped fresh tomato

Finely sliced onion

Cubed peeled seeded cucumber

Hot sauce

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